Board & Staff

President and Vice-presidents

Advisory Board
Secretariat and Extended Executive

President and Vice Presidents (Oct. 31, 2019 – Oct. 31, 2023)

Klaus Jacob, President
Environmental Policy Research Centre, Free Univ. Berlin, DE

Jan Bakkes, Vice President

Retired from Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, NL

Marcela Brugnach
Basque Centre for Climate Change, ES (Previously with the Water Engineering and Management Group, University of Twente, NL)


Advisory Board members (Oct. 31, 2018 – Oct. 30, 2020)

Bas Arts
Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, NL
Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University and Research, NL

Matt Hare
Information and Computational Sciences, the James Hutton Institute, UK
Research Programme for Climate Change, National Autonomous Univ. of Mexico, MX

Anthony Jakeman
Fenner School of Environment and Society, and the Integrated Catchment Assessment and Management Centre, Australian National University, AU

Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Vice President

Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabrück, DE

Laszlo Pinter
Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, HU
Measurement & Assessment Program, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, CA

Willemijn Tuinstra

Independent Scholar

Peter Viebahn

Division Future Energy and Industry Systems, Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH

Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf

Department of Civil Engineering and Management, University of Twente, NL


Secretariat and Extended Executive

Caroline van Bers,  Honorary Treasurer

Anna-Lena Guske, Secretary (Contact: anna-lena.guske[at]

Caroline Lumosi, Assistant to the Executive Board

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